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City Guide Theatre Editor Griffin Miller moved to New York to pursue an acting/writing career in the 1980s after graduating magna cum laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Since then, she has written for The New York Times, For the Bride, Hotels, and a number of other publications, mostly in the areas of travel and performance arts. She currently is the theatre editor for all NYMetroParents publications. An active member of The New York Travel Writers Association, she is also a playwright and award-winning collage artist. In addition, she sits on the board of The Lewis Carroll Society of North America. Griffin is married to Richard Sandomir, a reporter for The New York Times.


Newsies to Close on Broadway

(June 23, 2014) - The Disney musical based on the 1992 film is leaving the Nederlander on August 24th for good after a successful two-and-a-half-year run. (read the story...)

2014 Tony Awards Recap

(June 10, 2014) - Tony voters shared the wealth this year, though the big winners were "A Gentleman’s Guide for Love and Murder," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," and "A Raisin in the Sun." (read the story...)

Summer Theater in NYC: The Sizzle Is On

(May 29, 2014) - Curious about the performers who light up Broadway and the Tony Awards? Ready to catch up on what’s trending theatrically in the Big Apple? Allow me to be your guide to the best of New York City theatre as we head into summer! (read the story...)

Tony Award Nominees, 2013-2014: The Verdict Is In!

(May 20, 2014) - A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and Hedwig and the Angry Inch lead the pack. The annual roster of Tony nominations is in as of this morning and, not unlike other years, I find myself poring over a mixed bag of “terrific” and “what were they thinking?” (read the story...)

Annie Potts Joins Broadway's Big Top in Pippin

(May 02, 2014) - Just short of a year ago, Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s Pippin snagged four Tony Awards, including 2013’s Best Revival of a Musical. Inventively unorthodox, with endless OMG! physical and musical surprises — as well as a spectacularly funny/bizarrely poignant book — this Pippin sparks joy at every quirky twist, turn, bounce, swing, and swoop. (read the story...)

Broadway's Spring Must-Sees

(April 14, 2014) - Featuring Aladdin, If/Then, Les Miz, Vanessa Williams, and more. (read the story...)

50 Shades! The Musical: The Original Parody (of the Greatest Novel Ever Written)

(March 28, 2014) - The rapturously raunchy send up of the scorching bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey is officially a tongue-in-cheek (and many, many other far-more-risque places) Off-Broadway musical. (read the story...)

This Weekend's Last Calls On and Off Broadway

(March 27, 2014) - The upcoming weekend is turning into a bit of a theatrical “adieu fest” for several heavy-hitters – both shows and performers. Translation: Score your tickets now, because come March 31st, these five-star productions will be off the box-office grid. (read the story...)

Heart and Lights: The Radio City Rockettes' Sparkling New Spectacular

(March 11, 2014) - Imagine the perpetual energy of the City that Never Sleeps packed into a 90-minute musical event that blends cutting edge techno-ingenuity with electrifying dance numbers, set to a soundtrack pulsing with both original music and songs by noted recording artists from the last half-century. (read the story...)

Les Misérables: Reborn on Broadway

(February 18, 2014) - Even if you’ve seen Les Misérables and think you know what Les Mis is, this production will make you think differently about the songs and characters. (read the story...)

It’s Full Speed Ahead on Broadway’s New Season Fast Track

(February 12, 2014) - Boldface names this spring include Carly Rae Jepsen, Fran Drescher, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston, and many others. (read the story...)

New Shows, New Stars & Proven Hits Mix It Up on the Great White Way!

(January 22, 2014) - Tracking cast-member changes and new shows this time of year can be like trying to nail water to a wall: breaking theatre news in the months leading up to the Tony nominations is relentless. Still, having inside info is bound to pay off. (read the story...)

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812: The Music Plays On

(January 22, 2014) - The most tantalizing aspect of the Off-Broadway hit Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 is that everything about it is unexpected. Even its venue: a tent in the heart of Broadway’s Theatre District seems to appear out of nowhere and simply morph into a Russian supper club as you wend your way from the street to your table. (read the story...)

Daniel Radcliffe Is Coming Back to Broadway for The Cripple of Inishmaan

(January 17, 2014) - In terms of Tony nominations, it looks like Daniel Radcliffe’s third Broadway outing may be the charm (read the story...)

The Bridges of Madison County: The Magic Begins

(December 27, 2013) - If you have a romantic bone in your body, prepare to fall hard. The much-anticipated Broadway musical The Bridges of Madison County, based on the bestselling novel by Robert James Waller, is set to begin previews on January 17th. (read the story...)

New Year, New Shows - Carpe 2014!

(December 27, 2013) - Here in the Big Apple you can cash in your Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway chits for the guaranteed antidote of first-rate theatrical escapism. (read the story...)

All in the Family - Chicago Welcomes Back Bebe Neuwirth & More

(December 18, 2013) - Bebe Neuwirth is returning to Chicago in a new role, and Ron Raines joins Annie as Daddy Warbucks (read the story...)

Off Broadway Must-Sees for December 2013

(December 11, 2013) - It never hurts to get a "heads up" on theatre comings and goings — especially when certain shows pop in and head out in a New York nanosecond. Here are two Off-Broadway shows I urge you to consider before they exit during this holiday season. (read the story...)

Keeping the Holidays Happy & Bright: The Best of Broadway and Seasonal Surprises

(December 05, 2013) - Sharing a show with loved ones at this time of year means creating a memory that will be cherished long after other gifts are history. So get out your smartphones and tap in whatever strikes your holiday fancy from these select, Santa-sanctioned, something-for-every-member-of-the-family productions currently lighting up Big Apple stages! (read the story...)

Once - A Gentle Powerhouse of a Musical (You Just May Lose Your Heart)

(December 03, 2013) - Now, a year-and-a-half after capturing the Tony Award for 2012's Best Musical -- effectively defying odds that traditionally favor mega-musicals -- Once still catches theatergoers slightly off-guard with its earthy pub ambience and quirky charm. (read the story...)

Jersey Boys Primed to Make Clint Eastwood’s Day in June 2014

(November 27, 2013) - The story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is gearing up for its cinematic debut on June 20, 2014 (read the story...)

'Jesus' Returns to Broadway as the Regular “Guy” in Once

(November 26, 2013) - Paul Nolan, last seen on Broadway as Jesus in the 2012 revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, will be taking over the male lead in the Tony-winning musical Once. (read the story...)

Broadway Departures - What the Holidays Mean for the Great White Way

(November 26, 2013) - The season's limited runs, closing shows, and more. (read the story...)

Bierko as Trunchbull in Matilda Down for the Count

(November 25, 2013) - Craig Bierko has officially bowed out of the hit musical after a protracted recuperation from a shoulder injury that refuses to heal in a timely manner. (read the story...)


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